Month: August 2016

California Craft Beer Summit 2016

After last years experience at the first California Craft Beer Summit, I am really looking forward to three days of education, networking, tastings, and the line-up of brewery legends at the California Craft Beer Summit 2016!  If you did not get the chance to go last year, make an effort this year.  It is truly […]

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Basil Mjito Mocktail

  In the same family as mint, basil takes this Basil Mojito Mocktail a step further, adding hints of clove and anise.  Muddling turns this refreshing drink bright green! Ingredients: 10 large basil leaves 1/4 C plus 4 tsp. superfine sugar, divided. 1/4 C fresh lime juice About 2 C clod Club Soda Lime wedges […]

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The New Yolo Craft Beer Map & Guide

Had a chance to see the new Yolo Craft Beer Map & Guide?   This comprehensive guide highlights Yolo County’s local breweries, restaurants, and annual beer events.  Inside we found a  map showing locations in the  cities of Davis, Winters, Woodland and West Sacramento. Davis: Sudwerk Brewery & Dock, Three Mile Brewing Co Winters: Berryessa […]

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GoVino Shatterproof Wine Glasses

It’s Summer!  I don’t know about you, but we are always hanging out with neighbors out front sharing a new found wine, sipping our neighbor Jim’s new craft beer he recently brewed, or just enjoying an impromptu dinner. I always bring my favorite outdoor wine glass and everyone asks where I got it. Our Govino Shatterproof […]

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Passion Fruit Banana Smoothies

Passion Fruit Banana Smoothie Recipe ..a taste of the Tropics! Ingredients: 8 passion fruits including flesh and seeds 3 bananas 2 C nonfat, plain, Greek yogurt 2 TBS. honey 8-10 ice cubes Mint Sprig Directions: In a blender, combine passion fruit, bananas, yogurt, honey and ice cubes.  Blend until smooth.  Makes 2 large or 4 […]

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8 Cans to Love This Summer

    These eight craft beers are perfect for warm weather sipping, and pair nicely with grilling & chilling by the pool. As you plan for your weekend, grab a couple of these classic summer beers: The Dudes Brewing Company Surfrider American Pale Ale:  Torrance, CA.  One of the main reasons…besides taste…why I love this […]

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